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* NIGERIAN SWIFTTALK LTD – SKYPILOT

SwiftTalk Ltd., an Internet Service Provider and network operator headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria, has been selected by SkyPilot equipment to roll out advanced wireless voice, data and Internet access services in that country. SkyPilot Networks, the leaders in carrier-class mesh solutions, says Swifttalk is currently deploying in three Nigeria cities: Lagos (where it operates five networks), Port Harcourt (with three networks) and Warri

- NAMIBIAN NAMPOST – SMARTSWITCH

IT company SmartSwitch Namibia, a newly established joint venture company between Net1 and NamPost, introduced the country's first transaction switching system, known as Universal Electronic Payment System (UEPS). The system is believed to will ease the life of many Namibians who are yearning for affordable means of transacting electronically.

- SOUTH AFRICA SITA - OPEN SOURCE SOLUTIONS

The State IT Agency (SITA) has revealed the eight successful candidates for the ‘OSS Solutions for Workstations' tender, believed to be the largest open source software (OSS) tender in SA. Business Connexion, Choice Technologies, IBM, GijimaAst, ImpiLinux, Novell, Obsidian and SourceCom have been confirmed as the winners, according to project manager Wynand Swart.

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